Described as ‘the Sistine Chapel of the UK’, the Painted Hall of the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London is undergoing major transformation over the next two years, including the conservation of the amazing Sir James Thornhill’s painted ceiling.
Everybody loves a nice cup of tea, so it comes a no surprise this year’s Afternoon Tea Week is set to be one of biggest ever. From 10 to 16 August, tea rooms, restaurants will be holding exclusive events.
The Queen’s House in Greenwich reopens on 11 October this year and one of the centrepiece will be an iconic paintings of Elizabeth I, which has just been bought for Britain following a nationwide fundraising campaign.
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